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    We have a nice assortment of wildflowers that...

    We have a nice assortment of wildflowers that show up first. We have lots of deer in our area so I'm limited on spring flowers that they won't devour. Forget Me Not is one they don't like and it...
  2. Thread: Law Suit

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    The insurance company will pay to the level you...

    The insurance company will pay to the level you insured yourself. Personal injury cases, if that's what's involved can be very costly and sticky. A lawyer is your best source of reliable info.
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    Cabinetry panels

    I am considering getting my stove hood, refrigerator door and dishwasher covered with cabinetry panels to match our kitchen cabinets. Is this a very expensive proposition?
  4. Thread: How Much Meat

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    Meat is a part of our diet. My husband enjoys it...

    Meat is a part of our diet. My husband enjoys it more than I do, I think. As far as red meat, I could live without it just fine. I do enjoy fish and poultry though.
  5. Thread: Candlemaking

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    I really like having candles around. I go...

    I really like having candles around. I go through a lot of them. Do you find that it's any less expensive to make your own than it is to buy them? I REALLY like the idea of "re-purposing" old...
  6. Thread: Saving Money

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    I do. I have an IRA account that is set up to...

    I do. I have an IRA account that is set up to trade stocks. Since it's an IRA account, I'm not tempted to take money out, as I would pay a penalty. Since it's set up to trade stocks, I have...
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    Ever attempt upholstery?

    Ever attempt upholstery? It is quite costly to pay an upholsterer, and quite costly to replace furniture. If you have done it, what is a good starter piece of furniture to learn on?
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    What a great way to get some light into a barn! ...

    What a great way to get some light into a barn! We have a shed that does not have electrical power to it. These suggestions could very well be applied to my shed situation. Excellent information!
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    My first instinct is to recommend that you stay...

    My first instinct is to recommend that you stay away from the pond idea. (My first thought is "mosquito pit".) On the other hand, you're not starting from scratch and the hard part has already been...
  10. Thread: Bird feeders

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    We have several bird houses that we tied to...

    We have several bird houses that we tied to trees. (A nail driven into a tree can kill it.) Each year about mid-March we have swallows that return and nest. It's always quite exciting to see the...
  11. Thread: Trailers

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    Your auto insurance would cover it while it's...

    Your auto insurance would cover it while it's being towed, and your homeowners insurance would cover it while it's parked. You could also tax a tax deduction for any losses not covered.
  12. Thread: Garage

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    We have "all things automotive" in our garage and...

    We have "all things automotive" in our garage and that's all. We also have a combination wood shed/tool shed. A place for everything and everything in its place.
  13. Thread: Log cabin plans

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    We didn't build a log home, but we built a custom...

    We didn't build a log home, but we built a custom home. We hired a contractor to do everything up to and including dry wall. The two of us did everything else except the finish electric work and...
  14. Thread: Good careers?

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    Good careers?

    A couple of my grandchildren (one a boy, one a girl) are approaching college in a couple of years. I'd like to try to help guide them into careers that are stable and secure with abundant...
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    We have a gas log splitter, but we do all of our...

    We have a gas log splitter, but we do all of our splitting outside. We went with gas so that we could position it anywhere. It's also less costly to run. Maybe you could position it outside near...
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    The cost of things is always rising. I hope you...

    The cost of things is always rising. I hope you find an investment, even if it is only a Certificate of Deposit (CD). That way, your savings won't shrink in value.
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    Sounds like ferns and ivy might work out in the...

    Sounds like ferns and ivy might work out in the situation you describe. There is also a ground cover called Dead Nettle that does well in shady conditions. If you keep the ferns potted, you could...
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    Tulips and daffodils bloom in the spring, but...

    Tulips and daffodils bloom in the spring, but they have to be planted the prior fall. They need the freeze over the winter for the bulbs to develop into plants. There are some bulbs that can be...
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    Have you ever made slipcovers?

    I'm fairly handy with a sewing machine, but I have never attempted making slipcovers for furniture. I'm considering it, but it seems involved. Have you ever made slipcovers?
  20. Thread: Hummingbirds

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    Hummingbirds are attracted to red, and bees are...

    Hummingbirds are attracted to red, and bees are attracted to yellow. I have a bronze hummingbird feeder that I fill with red liquid. The bees don't go near it, although the feeder is on my deck,...
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    Oh how fun! I have never made any, mostly...

    Oh how fun! I have never made any, mostly because it seemed more complex than what I thought I could do. Interesting that you thought they were easy. I'd love to make mittens!
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    Septic system maintenance

    We built our house seven years ago on undeveloped property. We had to install a septic system for our sewage. We've never had a septic system before. It's just the two of us living in our house. ...
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    You really can't go wrong with a Labrador...

    You really can't go wrong with a Labrador Retriever or a Lab mix. They are good natured creatures that love to be outside. They are good watch dogs, but they don't overdo it with the barking.
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    I was working full time until my husband turned...

    I was working full time until my husband turned 65. I'm 51, and I only want to work part time seasonally. I had been working as a court clerk, and plan to become a legal transcriptionist. It can...
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    If you can get a hold of some black basalt, that...

    If you can get a hold of some black basalt, that might help solve your problem. Here in the west it is used frequently because it is very hard, and when crushed, it locks together.
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